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January 9, 2020

IT Training News: January to April 2020

Filed under: IT Training, LinkedIn Learning, Uncategorized — sgswaine @ 2:38 pm

Simply follow the links to arrive at the booking page. Courses marked with an asterix incur a small charge.

Training for staff

Outlook for managing a busy inbox        15 Jan, 12 Feb, 4 Mar, 22 Apr
Excel: further functions                           17 Jan, 25 Feb, 11 Mar, 28 Apr
Excel: pivot tables                                   24 Jan, 27 Feb, 27 Mar, 30 Apr
Trello for managing your tasks                31 Jan, 14 Feb, 5 Mar, 23 Apr
New! Box for file storage                        6 Mar, 27 Mar, 23 Apr
Coming soon! Outlook email merge using Word and Excel

Training for researchers

EndNote for reference management       28 Feb, 26 Mar, 29 Apr
NVivo for organising your research*        18 & 19 Mar
New! Using Word to build your thesis     30 Jan, 25 Mar
Newcomers research week events          6 Jan to 10 Jan

Training for creatives

Photoshop for beginners*                        2 & 3 Apr
InDesign for beginners*                           20 & 21 Apr
Creating digital content with Adobe*       30 Mar to 1 Apr

Activate LinkedIn Learning

As an Essex staff member, you have free, unlimited access to online video training through the new LinkedIn Learning site (formerly

Activate your account today to unlock thousands of courses and upload your completion certificates to your LinkedIn profile to demonstrate the skills you’ve learned. Visit our LinkedIn Learning webpage for more information about getting started and using LinkedIn Learning in your teaching and learning.

Bespoke training sessions

If you would like to arrange a bespoke training session for your team at a time and date that suits you, please email to discuss your requirements.

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